This important book explores the interaction of global environmental discourses and local traditions and practices in twelve countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Based upon two parallel groups of studies, reviewing cultural influences in individual countries, and the attitudes of young people across the region, it has important implications for environmental policy and education.

chapter |3 pages


chapter 2|23 pages

The research

chapter 7|28 pages

Songlines and the Gondwanan inheritance

Environmental attitudes and education in Australia

chapter 9|32 pages

Young people and the environment

Attitudes, knowledge and behaviour

chapter 10|30 pages

Young people and the environment

The implications for environmentalism

chapter 11|62 pages

Listening to the voice of youth

Implications for educational reform